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  • Apply / First-year applicants

    Getting started

    Regular Action. There is no strategic benefit to applying during either action cycle. Just do what works for you! Application fee or waiver Our application fee is $75. However, we understand that paying college application
  • Apply / Transfer applicants

    The transfer application

    take a test by the March test date. School Official Report: To be ... your current college/university. Application fee of $75: If paying the fee presents a hardship for you and your family, you may request a fee
  • Apply / First-year applicants

    Creative portfolios

    . Portfolio fee or waivers The fee to submit each portfolio is $10. However, we ... , you may qualify for a fee waiver. To request a fee waiver, send a brief email to our SlideRoom portfolio team with the subject line “SlideRoom Fee
  • Apply / Parents and educators

    For school counselors

    contact us if you have any questions, we are happy to help! Fee waivers Our ... regionalized officer who exclusively presents to your school or area. All of our ... prepared to speak with you and answer your questions.[/intro] Call us We are
  • Discover / The MIT education

    Independent Activities Period

    regularly scheduled classes to do...whatever they want![/intro] [annotation note='With the unintentional benefit, according to then-President Howard ... ,[/annotation] IAP has grown to be a unique feature of the MIT education, offering
  • Regular Action FAQs

    provide a fee waiver for the CSS Profile? MIT is not able to offer a CSS Profile fee waiver directly, but some students are able to have the fee ... ’t submit my transcripts and recommendations before the deadline? Not to
  • Request a group tour

    Groups of 6–50 students are welcome to submit a request for a private group ... . Please note this tour is designed to assist prospective undergraduate ... information session, and we are not able to accommodate groups larger than 50
  • Afford / Cost & affordability

    How much it costs

    [intro]We are committed to helping our students pay for their MIT ... , including specific costs for tuition and fees, books and supplies, housing and ... that money won't get you in to MIT, and money shouldn't keep you out. Our
  • Apply / Preparing for MIT

    Outreach and access

    -college program for Native American high school students open to current sophomores ... provide expert and one-on-one advising to helps students select colleges suitable for them to apply to, get admitted to, and receive adequate
  • Pages

    WISE 2022

    [intro]WISE is a three-day program for rising seniors to learn what it's like to be an MIT student![/intro] The Weekend Immersion in ... transportation to and from MIT. We strongly encourage students from
  • About

    About MIT Admissions

    and selection of all undergraduate applicants to the Institute ... aspire to attend it. As one of our colleagues once wrote, we believe that ... we do not take for granted and work very hard to keep. Our Mission The
  • Afford / Cost & affordability

    How to apply for aid

    paint a detailed picture of what kind of aid you’ll need to be able to attend MIT affordably. Three steps to apply for aid. FAFSA: the form you need to fill out to receive any federal or state student aid CSS
  • Apply / Preparing for MIT

    What to do in high school

    have different resources. It is our job as admissions officers to sift ... creative hands-on problem-solving to prepare students to solve the toughest ... to these subjects, students are also required to take a robust set of
  • Apply / Preparing for MIT

    Be yourself!

    The most important way to prepare for MIT is to focus on ... expectations around the narrow goal of trying to get into MIT. As our Dean Stu Schmill wrote: In simple terms, we want students to pursue the things that
  • Help / Contact

    Visit our office

    [intro]Admissions at MIT Welcome Center[/intro] If you plan to visit ... Center The Welcome Center is open from 9 AM to 5 PM, Monday through Friday ... Please do not send application materials to this address. If you must mail
  • Apply / Parents and educators

    Advising your students

    ways to define the best, and we think it’s important that young people be ... terms, we want students to pursue the things that interest them with energy and enthusiasm. We want students to make decisions that are
  • Apply / Transfer applicants

    Returning students

    Secondary school materials Some students apply to us after an ... experiences of students returning to higher education. At the same time, we need to evaluate students against a common baseline of preparation for a
  • Apply / Parents and educators

    For parents

    enough to take the social and intellectual risks that make college really worthwhile. In order to best understand how this process works, we encourage you to review information we've posted about the first-year application